Concept of Minimally Invasive Indirect Veneers

Thomas, Manuel S and Pralhad, Swati and Basaiwala, Alok Kumar (2017) Concept of Minimally Invasive Indirect Veneers. The New York State Dental Journal, 83 (3). pp. 32-36. ISSN 00287571

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Abstract

Minimally invasive indirect veneers (MIIV) are ultrathin porcelain veneers that can be cemented onto labial surfaces after no or minimal tooth preparation. The benefits of no or minimal veneer preparation are conservation of tooth structure, absence of postoperative sensitivity, bonding to enamel, minimal flexural stresses, no need for provisionals and improved patient acceptance. However, no or minimal preparation veneers should be considered only after thorough functional and aesthetic evaluation. The article presented here illustrates a case of diastema closure using MIIV, to highlight the importance of treatment planning for achieving good results.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 04:57
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2017 09:46
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/149108

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